Mitchell, the VP of Investments & Ventures at Coke’s Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB) unit, is leaving his current role to head a newly formed division focusing on emerging brands based in Japan, according to a memo from VEB president Scott Uzzell.
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The Coca-Cola Company came out strong in Q4, reporting 6 percent organic revenue growth following a year of restructuring and cross-category portfolio expansion. The company expects that momentum to carry into 2018.
During a conference call with investors today, The Coca-Cola Company reported net revenues of $9.08 billion for Q3, surpassing analysts’ projections of $8.72 billion. The company also noted that organic growth was up by 4 percent.
The Coca-Cola Company today announced that Sandy Douglas will retire as President of Coca-Cola North America (CCNA). He will be succeeded by Jim Dinkins, who currently serves as President of the Minute Maid Business Unit and Chief Retail Sales Officer for CCNA.
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The Coca-Cola Company today announced that Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC, a new joint venture between veteran Coca-Cola Refreshments executives Paul Mulligan and Fran McGorry, has signed a letter of intent for bottling and distribution operations in metro New York and Philadelphia, as well as most of New Jersey and a small portion of Connecticut.
The Coca-Cola Company’s goal of a “leaner, more agile operating model” will include cutting 1,200 corporate jobs across the company, incoming CEO James Quincey reported Tuesday during the beverage giant’s Q1 report to investors.
Hot summer weather is almost here, and with it comes the need for ice-cold refreshment. Back by popular demand, Coca-Cola is reintroducing its wildly successful “Share a Coke” program under a new name – “Share an ICE COLD Coke” – as a reminder that nothing beats the summer heat quite like an ice-cold, delicious Coca-Cola.
Energy drinks again saw modest growth last month while CSD continued to slip behind in sales, according to the latest Nielsen xAOC (expanded all outlets combined) and C-store non-alcoholic beverage analysis for the four-week period ending on March 25.
A longtime veteran of the food and beverage industry, Sarah Bird takes the reins from Bhakti founder Brook Eddy, who now serves as chairwoman of the company’s board of directors. Eddy remains “involved in the vision, innovation and culture” of Bhakti, according to the company.
Sergio Zyman, the former chief marketing officer of The Coca-Cola Company and the chairman and founder of Zyman Marketing Group, was appointed to Castle’s board of directors, it was announced Thursday in a release.
AUBURNDALE, Fla. — The future of Florida orange juice is looking brighter today. Coca-Cola is supporting the state’s largest citrus planting in 25 years with a commitment to purchase approximately $2 billion of oranges produced by the new groves. Partnering with Cutrale Citrus Juices and Peace River Citrus Products, Coca-Cola’s investment will enable the growers to plant 25,000 acres of orange trees.